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There are 7 ways to get from Nairobi to Iganga by plane, car or bus

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Fly Nairobi to Entebbe, drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Entebbe (EBB) NBO - EBB
  2. Drive from Entebbe to Iganga

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Bus, drive via Busia  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Busia
  2. Drive from Busia to Iganga

5 alternative options

Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kisumu (KIS) NBO - KIS
  2. Drive from Kisumu to Iganga

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu, drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kisumu (KIS) WIL - KIS
  2. Drive from Kisumu to Iganga

Bus, drive  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mbale
  2. Drive from Mbale to Iganga

Bus, drive via Busia #2  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Busia
  2. Drive from Busia to Iganga

Drive  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Iganga 539.6 km

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Uganda

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Last updated: September 27 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Iganga is to bus and drive via Busia which costs $19 - $35 and takes 11h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Iganga is to fly and drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 3h 26m.

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The distance between Nairobi and Iganga is 428 km. The road distance is 539.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Nairobi to Iganga, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Entebbe Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Iganga is 540 km. It takes approximately 7h 42m to drive from Nairobi to Iganga.

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African Express, Rwandair Express, Uganda Airlines and Kenya Airways offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Entebbe Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Iganga. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $35 - $50.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Iganga.
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  • Distance: 427.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Iganga, Uganda?

There is no direct connection from Nairobi to Iganga. However, you can take the taxi to Nairobi airport, fly to Entebbe, then take the drive to Iganga. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Nairobi airport, fly to Kisumu, then take the drive to Iganga.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Uganda Airlines
Website
ugandairlines.com
Flights from Nairobi to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $220
African Express
Website
africanexpress.net
Flights from Nairobi to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$13 - $220
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Nairobi to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Bus operators
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Mbale
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
The Guardian Coach
Website
theguardiancoach.com
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com

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